Published in 1948 by Leaf Gum, the Pirates set consists of 49 cards, skip-numbered 1-168. The colorful images detail the stories, heroes, and villains who sailed the high seas years ago. Each artistically rendered card front also bears a title in white lettering against a color background. The entire card is framed in white. Backs include the title, card number, and a brief paragraph as well as copyright information. Highlights include Captain Edwards (#1), Captain Robert Kidd (#9), Pierre Le Grand (#41), and Edward (Blackbeard) Teach (#58).